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CBS
Dec 24, 2011 6:00pm PST
-out to my family in san antonio texas. i love you, i miss you, merry christmas, happy holidays. >> axelrod: it didn't take long but within days of the last u.s. troops leaving iraq's a wave of violence swept through baghad this week. at least 16 bombs exploded thursday in shiite neighborhoods, killing about 70 people and wounding another 200. last week we met one iraqi worried about his safety because he had worked for the americans. in a follow-up tonight elizabeth palmer tells us about his spiking fear. >> reporter: just days after the u.s. withdrew the last troops from iraq and the political battle raging between the shiite prime minister and suni vice president, this new violence invoked fears that this country may be headed for a civil war. the bombs hit too close to home for an iraqi man we will call terry. a former u.s. military interpreter we met last week in baghdad who worked with the army fighting fraud in reconstruction projects. he asked that we conceal his identity to protect him. >> what did you do for the united states? >> i helped them distinguish who were the good guys an
NBC
Dec 24, 2011 11:00pm EST
house speaker newt gingrich and texas governor rick perreal not be included in virginia's republican primary. both men failed to collect the required 10,000 signatures of registered voters before the deadline last thursday. a spokesman for gingrich said earlier today that they'd be launching an aggressive write-in campaign. virginia doesn't allow write-in candidates, though, on primary ballots. former massachusetts governor mitt romney and texas congressman ron paul lob that march 6th primary ballot. >>> still ahead tonight, the royal family celebrating christmas eve without its patriarch. plus a celebrity break-up at a hefty price. the biggest divorce payout in hollywood history. hi, it's dave. [ robotic voice ] if you are satisfied with your message -- [ beep ] hi. dave here. [ male announcer ] for dave, using citibank's online bill pay is as easy as setting up voicemail. hi, it's dave. [ male announcer ] actually, it's easier. hi, it's dave. i'm out of the office. [ male announcer ] online bill pay. easier banking. standard at citibank. really? [ male announcer ] kate uses her cit
NBC
Dec 25, 2011 6:00pm EST
in our direction. and again, look who's getting the white stuff on christmas day. amarillo, texas, up into the western parts of the oklahoma panhandle. for us, just a clear sky out there. and since we're not going to get a white christmas, it turned out to be a beautiful day today. mostly clear skies will be the rule through the remainder of the overnight hours. a little front to our north. any snow showers will stay on the western side of the ridge line. no concerns for us. monday sunshine turns into a chilly monday night and rain is back into the picture as we get into the second half of the day on tuesday. so for the remainder of your overnight hours, clear skies and a little bit on the cool and breezy side. wake-up temperatures, as i mentioned, in the 30s. then tomorrow, sunshine again, temperatures into the upper 40s to near 50 degrees, but all in all, pleasant by late december standards. keep in mind, our average high now is 44 degrees. and look at that. every high temperature, oh, there's santa claus, a surprise last-minute appearance there. >> working late. >> i got to tell sa
CBS
Dec 24, 2011 11:00pm EST
in time for christmas. nearly 200 soldiers arrived today at fort hood in texas, where the rain and wind did not dampen their relatives excitement. family members screamed upon seeing the troops in the first calvary division and then ran on to the field. the soldiers left iraq about a week ago. >>> a christmas homecoming turns tragic for a california soldier returning from afghanistan. 22-year-old christopher sullivan was shot friday night at a party that friends threw in his honor in san bernardino. two-party goers got into an argument and one of them fired at sullivan, who's now in critical condition. the gunman fled the scene and at last report was still on the loose. >>> in political news tonight, republican presidential hopeful newt gingrich is off the virginia presidential primary ballot. that word tonight from the state gop which says both gingrich and texas governor rick perry failed to submit the 10,000 signatures required to appear on the ballot in march. the former speaker says virginia has, quote, a failed system. gingrich also says right now there's no clear republican front
NBC
Dec 24, 2011 11:00pm EST
, debido a que un sistema de baja presion continuaba moviendose hacia el este, sobre texas. ===que tal, les habla martin berlanga. ===al menos seis soldados murieron y otros 19 resultaron heridos hoy en paquistan, luego de que un atacante suicida embistiera un automovil con explosivos contra un campamento militar. ===dieciocho estudiantes universitarios atrapados en su dormitorio fueron rescatados sanos y salvos en la provincia china de hunan.===granjeros de oaxaca, mexico, mostraron su creatividad y habilidades en el festival denominado noche de rábanos, que este año celebra su 114 aniversario.=== mas esta noche >> le sacamos esta radiografÍa a su pierna y usted no tiene tibia. >> no? >> no, usted tiene solamente caliente y frÍa. le tengo çuna buena noticia y una mala. >> dÍganme la mala. >> usted tiene hongos en los pies. >> y la buena? >> es que son comestibles. >> quiero que me de algo para vivir muchos aÑos. >> nada de fumar. toma? >> si. >> desde ahora en adelante, nada,. es casado? >> si.ç >> un par de camas individuales y que vuelva a tocar a su esposa. come carne? >>
CSPAN
Dec 24, 2011 7:40pm EST
." and there are others that are matter-of-fact, but this from a boy from el paso, texas, who wrote, "hey, dad, it is cool you are in italy. what are you coming back? because ira know what i want for christmas -- because i already know what i want for christmas." we also have a traditional holiday favorites. we have 37 christmas trees here at the white house. 37! that is a lot, right? yeah, a lot of trees. we also have a 400-pound white house and gingerbread house. mmm, 400 pounds. and also in several of the rooms, and this is something that you have to look for, we station to the most famous member of the obama family. it was that? bo. so it is sort of day "where's bo? he is hidden everywhere. in one room, he is 4.5 feet tall and he is made of felt. euna that soft material? and in another room he is 9.5 inches tall and he is made of buttons. so you have to look for him. trust me, our dog has been a little confused walking around the house the past couple weeks, seeing himself in gigantic former. . form. those are just a few of this year's highlights, and i am so excited. the wall are the first of roughly
CBS
Dec 25, 2011 6:00pm EST
the the website of a texas think-tank and stole thousands of credit card numbers. they posted part of the data online and claimed it was using the information to make gifts to charity. their clients include the u.s. air force. >>> the candidates are takingchristmas off but the pollsters are not. >> whit johnston has details. >> today mitt romney got achristmas gift from new hampshire. a new poll has him winning over 32 points. >> although he trail newtgingrich he has pulled better with independents. -- independence. there are 24 nnldz the democrats and republicans have them beat but their numbers have been preliminarying. flipping. president obama's victory was due to a surge of independence knows he has to do more to win back their support. jim kessler is a senior vice president ever third of third way. >> they are very fickle votersyou don't know what they are going to do. as americans grow more disgusted with dysfunction in washington and turned off by bitter party politics candidate may want to think purple instead of red or blue. >>> in sports better late thannever for the nba. the leagu
CSPAN
Dec 25, 2011 10:30am EST
of fact was like the one from a boy from el paso, texas who rode," hey dad, it is cool you are in italy so when are you coming back because i already know what i want for christmas." [laughter] just keep it straight forward. of course we also have many of the traditional holiday favorites alongside these tributes to our military families. we have 37 christmas trees here at the white house, 37! that is a lot, right? we also have a 400-pound white house gingerbread house. 400 pounds -- and also in several of the rooms and this is something you all have to look for, we have
FOX
Dec 24, 2011 10:00pm PST
troops to leave after almost nine years of fighting:now at fort hood, texas, tears and relief as the soldiers marched to their families. they are among the very last us combat soldiers to leave the country and return home. >> it feels great. i'm really happy. it's been almost a whole year and i'm just ready to get home and spend time with my family. >> reporter: their return, these families say is simply the best gift. >> it's amazing. it's the most amazing, best christmas just to have your son put you are your arms around them. >> reporter: those soldiers traveling more than 7,000 miles from kuwait to fort hood. in atlanta tornado warning elizabeth prann, fox news. >>> andy inspectors says thousands of headstones at arlington national national cemetery in virginia are flagged for mistakes. of the 195,000 reviewed headstones about 25% still need further review. most of those are civil war graves. there are concerns that some of the 65,000 headstones may have typographical errors. >>> the obama administration is softening its stance on on-line gambling. the justice department
FOX News
Dec 25, 2011 3:00am PST
across the areas of the airport here and still snow going in across parts of texas and now the panhandle, and lubbock seeing the snow and kids are waking up to a nice treat. and the rest is looking good except for the pacific northwest and all of that is moving in and we'll see a raining and snowy trend over the next few days, back to you. >> thank you very much. g.o.p. candidate newt gingrich and wasn't be on the ballot after falling short of signatures. and john from the american spectator to break it down. i was on the side of virginia and the more i read through the complicated process, news gingrich's statement seems to make a lot of sense and we'll get to that in a moment. it's complicated and not to get on the ballot. >> you need 10,000 signatures, at least 400 signatures in each of the state's 11 congressional districts. this is i think another example of two political parties trying to get together and squeeze out outsiders and not part of the establishment. >> 400 signatures from 11 counties doesn't seem that hard, all of the staffers. >> total of 10,000 and you need 15,000 som
CNN
Dec 25, 2011 9:00am PST
's something that kevin brady, who is a congressman from texas, had to say. "in the end, house republicans felt like they were re-enacting the alamo with no reinforcements and our friends shooting at us." you were among the friends shooting saying pass this two-month team. we need it done. do you feel as though you undercat particularly house tea party members who wanted to have this fight? >> no, i don't think so. i think that mitch mcconnell, our senate leader, offered an avenue approach that said this is a serious business. we ought to talk about a year of solution. but this is not likely to be resolved in the next few days. in the meanwhile, wage earns all over america will see the tax holiday go apart from chose unemployed or on unemployment consideration or the doctors and medicare or the implications of this. so why don't we, as a matter of fact, talk for a period of time but do so after the 1st of january? >> most people look and say, good heavens, you've been talking about this for months. and nothing got resolved. in fact, it was apps a three-or four-week discussion where nobody could
CSPAN
Dec 24, 2011 11:45pm EST
, is that -- the three most important states are new york, texas, and california. and the way he explained it to me if you can't get a textbook in new york, texas, and california, you can't -- you basically -- it's worthless. the problem is the new york board is superliberal, the texas board is superconservative, and the california board is-under super crazy. and i don't actually have any personal experience with this. i'm just recounting it. once they kind of thread the needle, they're really reluctant to change it because if they change the textbooks too much to do. recent knowledge, then they have to go back through this, and almost all this will offend somebody. >> there's something else, too. and you're being too generous. we're like hispanic history month or something like that. and you would think that some of this africa story would be part of our history, and you know, i've always said if you want to do a real hispanic history, you should have the irish coming here because the irish -- a story that is almost unknown in america, even to the american irish -- of the defection of american iri
ABC
Dec 25, 2011 7:00am PST
iraq arrived home in time for the holiday. family and friends were on hand at ft. hood in texas to welcome back the nearly 200 soldiers who arrived in the u.s. even earlier than expected. >>> north korea's military is closing ranks around kim jong-il's successor and they've begun referring to his son as the supreme leader of the military. it is considered crucial if he's going to consolidate control to assign north korea's military first policy. >>> and it was 20 years ago today that mikhail gorbachev announced that he would be stepping down as soviet president. now gorbachev is urging prime minister vladimir putin to give up power. the former leader spoke after tens of thousands of people demonstrated in moscow and across russia against putin's rule. they were the largest protests since the ones that brought down gorbachev and the soviet union. >>> britain's royal family won't be all together this christmas. prince philip, queen elizabeth's 90-year-old husband, is still in the hospital after undergoing heart surgery and abc's lama hasan joins us now from london with the latest.
FOX News
Dec 25, 2011 7:00am PST
, in texas. happy holidays! ♪ [ male announcer ] who fills their holidays with sawdust? ♪ with quarter inch holes and blueprints for the coming year? those of us with doers on our lists. and because it's always better to give than to guess, we can take these last few days of shopping and our holiday budgets a lot further. ♪ more saving. more doing. that's the power of the home depot. there's still time to give a new project or two. pick up your home depot gift cards onliner instore. >> jamie: you probably overstuffed yourself last night and maybe today, too. and this is a really important "sunday house call." we'll take a closer look at some of 2011's most significant medical breakthroughs, because we really want you to start the year off right and joining us to do that, dr. david samadi, chief of robotics at the mt. sinai medical center. >> eric: and dr. marc siegel at nyu's langone medical center and author of "the inner pulse, unlocking the secret code of sickness and health." good morning. >> jamie: the dynamic doctor duo. dr. samadi, there is a revolutionary break through in terms of
NBC
Dec 24, 2011 5:30pm PST
in ft. hood, texas, some of the final combat troops out of iraq reuniting with their families on this christmas eve. and it's been a season of joyous reunions like that one, a sea of soldiers across the country returning from war, some of them pulling off one more secret mission for their families. here's nbc's kristen dahlgren. >> reporter: in a season full of holiday wishes -- >> oh, my gosh! daddy! >> reporter: -- this year is bringing some extra special delivery, with tens of thousands of troops returning home, 10-year-old amber mackey in iowa is one of many kids -- >> you miss me? just a little? >> reporter: -- getting the gift they've been dreaming of. >> dad. >> your dad? >> reporter: for the kids, the hugs are like holiday miracles. but, for the troops, they've become covert operations. >> my heart is -- >> reporter: in california, 4-year-old stephanie randall was at her dance recital when her dad brett stole the show. >> daddy! >> reporter: it wasn't just stephanie who was shocked. mom jennifer had no idea either. >> hi, baby. >> reporter: the homecoming surprise has
FOX
Dec 24, 2011 6:00pm PST
of snow of covered radios in el port angeles texas, where officers respended toy responded to a rash of accidents there. and parts of three major highways in new mexico are all closed tonight. >>> cold weather in the barack in the bay area has prompted a spare-the-air day. >>> speak of the weather, rudolf will not need to turn on the red nose because it's clear sailing. mark tamayo in the weather center with more. >> that is right, precip--free weather, with no rain in the bay area, but basically just haze out there. overall, it was a very nice day for christmas eve. overall clear skies, a few high clouds pushing into the region, but it's already in the upper 30s in fairfield at 38 degrees. san francisco at 54 and mountainview, 53 and san josi, 51. another freeze warning to talk about as we head into christmas morning. in fact, it begins tonight at 11:00. lasting all the way until 9:00 tomorrow morning. once again, the same areas for the inland valleys. overnight lows tomorrow morning in the coolest spots back down to the 20s to lower 30s. in fact, here is a look at the breakdown fo
KRON
Dec 24, 2011 11:00pm PST
one day after officials said the texas governor rick perry will not appear on the virginia primary balloting their current former massachusetts gov. mit romney and rep ron hall have both qualified to. the first family is spending the christmas weekend in hawaii this is a video of president obama who arrived kron air force one last night to start his vacation. every year the family spent the current vacation on the island where the present rule up.--with the president look. the have vacationed on kyloe beach for the past three years. >>reporter: 11 upper that sounds pretty good team that is freezing here in the bay area gary bettman is a view of the bay bridge from this evening at sunset. this is a beautiful postcard shot of the clear skies over the day to day. this is a live tin can looking over san francisco and it is cold. it is not too bad in this city but want to get outside look it is pretty chilling. reports. and we will see the coolest temperatures going to the 20 for tonight. here is the satellite view. >>reporter: this entire month we have seen little in the way of rain, b
WETA
Dec 25, 2011 10:00am EST
offer. on my journey across america, i've learned that when you ask someone in texas if they want "big" savings on car insurance, it's a bit like asking if they want a big hat... ...'scuse me... ...or a big steak... ...or big hair... i think we have our answer. geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. >> osgood: a 65-year-old movie is the talk of the town. here's bill geist to explain why. >> reporter: on christmas morning, what better place to be than seneca falls, new york? where they proudly proclaim their little town to be the inspiration for betford falls, the setting for the christmas classic "it's a wonderful life." >> merry christmas! >> reporter: and the signs are everywhere. even the postmark says it's so. they took the idea and ran with it. the old hotel has been named clarence after the film's angel who earns his wings by saving george bailey. >> that's what i was sent down for. i'm your guardian angel. >> reporter: and the zuzu cafe is named after one of george's daughters. they hold the "it's the wonderful life" festival each decembe
CBS
Dec 25, 2011 6:30pm EST
, departing to the northern texas area. and this rainmaker here in the southwest, this will get some of this energy going over the next couple of days. right now though, the high pressure is in control, giving us all the sunshine today through tomorrow as well. and then on tuesday we'll see the changes currently. it is 45 downtown. 40 out here. winchester, 39. lees burr, 33 degrees -- leesburg, 33 degrees. temperatures will slowly drop through the evening hours tonight. seasonable and then milder. clear and cold tonight. sunny and chilly for your monday. milder and wet for your tuesday. i would say hey, pretty good shopping weather for those post- christmas sales or maybe you need to return a couple things. here is a look at your 9 feature cast as well as the snow showers out to the west of us. sunny conditions tomorrow. breezy at times. here we go, tuesday, the clouds are rolling on in. tuesday morning's commute, no problem, but the evening commute, look at this. we've got some showers coming on through by the afternoon and the evening commute as well. it will all be impacted. look
NBC
Dec 25, 2011 7:00am PST
. >>> the salvation army is doing pretty well in dallas, texas. someone dropped a valuable gold coin into one of their red kettles. it's a south african coin worth $1600. the donor written, he gave the coin in honor of his mother and a lot of love. >>> this christmas is more special for families across the country. they are welcoming home loved ones returning from war. nbc's kristen dahlgren has the story. >> reporter: in a season of holiday wishes -- >> my daddy! >> reporter: this year, it's bringing extra special delivery. with tens and thousands of troops returning home, tamara in iowa is just one of many kids. >> did you miss sne just a little? >> reporter: more than that. >> reporter: giving the gifts that they've been dreaming of. >> who is that? >> my dad. >> reporter: for the kids, the hugs are like holiday miracles but for the troops, they've become covert operations. in california, 4-year-old stephanie randall was at her dance recital when her dad brett stole the show. >> who is that? >> daddy. >> it wasn't just stephanie who was shocked. mom jennifer had no idea either. >> hi, baby
ABC
Dec 25, 2011 8:00am EST
in the texas panhandle. scattered snow showers in new en s >> good morning and merry christmas. we are off to a son is stark but chilly temperatures. better to the afternoon. highs in the that is the news. merry christmas everyone. let's send it back to everyone. >> thanks very much. now to politics. the business of running the country doesn't stop on christmas day not to mention the business of running to run the country. of course there's plenty to talk about this holiday season. john harwood is cnbc's chief washington correspondent. john, good morning. merry christmas. good to see you. >> merry christmas, lester. >> we're just a little over a week away until the first contest of the election season, the iowa caucus. there's been such a buildup. is it important to finish number one or is finishing in the top three keeping you in a good position? >> it depends on who you are. if you're mitt romney, you don't really need to win the iowa caucuses because you think your stronghold is the new hampshire primary, which comes up a week later. if you're newt gingrich and you're trying to prevent
CSPAN
Dec 25, 2011 11:45am EST
wanted to write about whether the letters is a book from a republican in texas rewrites and angry email i knew i wanted that but also for them they want to show that yes he is that person the reads whatever comes in. >> [inaudible] [laughter] >> i don't know. maybe i can go to montana to have one class of 15 kids but that is the extent. >> has the president read the book? >> i don't know. i doubt in terms of how much is going on but thinking maybe he has read the book then i remembered everything he read his very public with the white house a here's what is on the president's reading list. he is reading this book wrote the letters he is reading. i sent him a copy and a hand written note kurt rafik of the male but he does have a copy. >> i have not read the book but i plan on its. real and contact with the president and you had an interview. >> i was in contact with some of staff there were some who worked in the administration that i know well enough i could if i was writing come apart of the book was the education because it is all about different issues so it is to learn about education
CNN
Dec 25, 2011 4:00am PST
to the west, it's cold enough for snow to pop up into texas. but as we look at the southeast where we're watching for the thunderstorm activity, you see to jackson, mississippi, working to new orleans, the panhandle of florida also facing the threat for severe weather, and there's atlanta just getting some light rain right now. further off to the south and west of the city. overall we are going to see that change to a heavier rain. unfortunately, a wet christmas for atlanta rather than a white one. we've actually had snow here on christmas in the past. let's take a look at travel delays for those of you that are heading somewhere for this christmas. atlanta, light rain. new york areas, nice, but wind could cause a slowdown or two. philadelphia, windy weather. chicago, winds. and also in minneapolis. overall what's really nice to see is that these -- most of these delays are under an hour. we will be seeing pretty good conditions. the breezy weather across the great lakes and as that colder air comes over the warmer weather of the great lakes, watch for snow flurries. especially furthe
FOX News
Dec 24, 2011 4:00pm PST
way. many of us hope for a white bill kristol. in texas to colorado, there is a storm that is dumping several inchings of no and made roads treacherous. and getting anywhere a nightmare and same thing holding due in wisconsin. the roads were covered in ice. and the crews are working to try to make the roads passable. where else will we see that. good christmas eve to you. and tell us about the snow on the ground and what else we will get. jim is so busy tracking the weather he stepped away. he stepped away. he has a lot of weather to check. we'll bring it to you soon. >> protestors trying to petraeusin in his place. there are massive demonstrations going on in moscow right now can they got support from a former soviet strong man mickal gorbachev. >> and celebrating christmas where it all began. the little town of bethlehem in a live report. wreelbring it to you. [ morgan ] the super bowl. the most epic day in america. and the end of a journey that began here... ...when the swipe of a visa card... ...gave one man the chance to bring happiness to ten friends, including the knuckleheads
ABC
Dec 24, 2011 5:30pm PST
to the mall was no problem for most americans christmas eve. drivers in texas and new mexico had to be extra careful. because of ice and snow. in most parts of the country, the weather cooperated and stayed calm today. >>> now politic, your voice, your vote. there's no active campaigning this weekend. but there's news, ugly exchanges about big words and big setback for newt gingrich who failed to qualify for the march primary ballot in virginia the state for which he lives. here's abc's david kerley. >> reporter: not making the virginia ballot sent perry and gingrich campaigns into attack mode. a failed system said the gingrich campaign. the perry staff consider an appeal. days ago gingrich posted this wouldn't happen. >> we'll be on the ballot in virginia. a poll came out today saying i'm winning. >> reporter: now no chance to pick up the state's 49 delegates. three other candidates can't try. only mitt romney and ron paul will be on the ballot. >> there will be a backlashing, you have to think, who is being served by a system that drives out or excludes 5/7 of the republicans in the field?
KBCW
Dec 24, 2011 10:00pm PST
hour bicycle ride. i hit maybe 50 to 100 dumpsters. >> for the last 20 years, he has been a texas sized recycler. finding all kinds of things on his daily ride. >> it still has the tag on it. it's never even been worn. >> he gathers them up and gives them away. >> two of the biggest problems we have are waste and people in need. and so my notion is that i can take the first problem to help solve the second problem. >> most of the time, farrell's reclaimed items go to shelters and charities. >> i found these. these are old blankets. >> perfect. those will be great. >> this time of year, they become gifts for family and friends. >> it is a lot like knowing robyn hood. >> carol thompson, a fellow professor received vintage jewelry, designer glass from her friend, the high class garbage picker. >> if jeff came over and saw this in the trash, he would not be happy. pull it back out. >> even his parents don't get their presents from the store. >> it is brand new. i didn't even have it cleaned. it hadn't been worn. >> grabbed this hello kitty bag. >> monday morning, jeff wi
NBC
Dec 25, 2011 3:30pm PST
. this low pressure system brought ten inches of snow to parts of northwestern texas. about four inches of snow to places like amarillo. that system will eventually move on out to the east. also noticing things getting much busier across the northwest. this will cause showers and thunderstorms across much of the mississippi valley. we track that eastbound. now it starts push into the rest of the southeast. and tuesday night into wednesday right across the northeast. then we get those winds shifting back to the west. not much rainfall for us on wednesday across the northeast but it will be that tuesday through wednesday time frame much that we're most concerned about. a lot of slowdowns. we want folks to keep it locked into the weather channel. >> adam, thank you. >>> up next as nightly news continues on this sunday, a royal christmas and a first for the newest member of the royal family. >>> also our education nation report. how one school system really turned things around. >>> and later making a difference one bicycle at a time. the true spirit of giving in the season of giving. [ fem
CBS
Dec 24, 2011 11:00pm PST
dumpster diver. for the last twenty years, this environmentalist in texas has found all kinds of things on his ride. he gathers them up and he gives them away. >> two of the biggest problems we have are waste and people in need. and so my notion is that i can take the first problem to help solve the second problem. >> most of the time jeff's reclaimed items go to shelters and charities. this time of year they become gifts for family and friends. all right, santa clause has almost completed his around the world journey as he heads toward the bay area tonight. that's according to norad, which tracks santa's journey. he left a lot of gifts for boys and girls. we are tracking santa live as he makes his way to the bay area. this year santa broke a record with volunteers at the north american aerospace defense command. he is over roseburg, oregon, getting so close. getting a will the of attention today. closing in on a million visitors. >>> santa is on track to be in the bay area in just about 45 minutes. kids, if you're up, go to bed. drew shows us how other parts of the world are already
FOX
Dec 25, 2011 9:00am PST
player of the week. on my journey across america, i've learned that when you ask someone in texas if they want "big" savings on car insurance, it's a bit like asking if they want a big hat... ...'scuse me... ...or a big steak... ...or big hair... i think we have our answer. geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. >> it's become a christmas tradition to share the story of how one family found a way to express the true meaning of the holiday season it is it a move of generosit yelove for our country. it is our power player of the week. >> we have the opportunities if it was not for the people with us and gave theirr lives for us. it drip them for years. and each december it is in arlington national cemetery and thousands of volunteers are there to help him. a lot of people think like i do and they appreciate the veterans and they want to show it. >> this story begins in 1962 and worcestor a paper boy from maine won a trip to washington. what impressed him most was arlington and the dignity with the rows and rows of graves. >> it represents a l
CNN
Dec 25, 2011 7:00am PST
italian men on inauguration day in 2005. why? well, they flashed the cameras with the symbol of the texas longhorns. the hook 'em horns. in some parts of the world, it's the symbol for rock on. unfortunately, in it italy it means your wife is cheating on you. the correct
CSPAN
Dec 25, 2011 9:00am EST
opener for yeltsin. it was true what he describes in his own memoirs. he was being driven through texas and said stop here. i want to have a look of this grocery store. he was still a little old soviet mentality that foreigners were only shown what the host country want them to see and he thought he was being conned by being shown other aspect of american life. >> host: he was going to take them by surprise. >> guest: he was to use an irish expression got smacked. something like air dryer to record prices. there were all sorts of different varieties of cheese and meat. from there to miami, he turned to his aide and said that is why the iron curtain was there. to keep us from learning how good things were in the west. >> host: he was ready when younger people would come in and say all at once -- >> guest: there were big bets on his instinct. very impulsive politician but was very courageous when he thought he should do something, he did it and he reckoned that the soviet union should end and that should be a very quick transfer and trusted that have to two others, one to pre price and th
CSPAN
Dec 25, 2011 3:00pm EST
was being driven through texas and he said, stop here. i want to have a look at this grocery store. this supermarket. he was still of the old soviet mentality that foreigners were only showing what the host country wanted to show them, and he thought he was being conned. >> he was going to take them by surprise. >> and he entered this market and just was -- he described how he saw somebody in the checkout using something like a hair drier to record the prices. and he found out that there were all sort office different variety of cheeses and meats and on the plane from there to miami, he turned to his aide and he said, you know, that's why the iron curtain was there is to keep us from learning how good things were in the west and how much consumer goods were available. >> he was ready when some of the younger ideological economists would come in and say, all at once. >> gorbachev -- yeltsin made big bets on his instinct. a very -- he was very courageous. when he thought he should do something, he did. he reckoned that the soviet union should end and there should be a very quick tran
ABC
Dec 24, 2011 11:00pm PST
the world. >> for some zonings it's a bitter sweet christmas eve. >> tears of joy in ft. had, texas, family members got home just in time for christmas. other soldiers weren't so lucky. troops are leaving georgia for a new tour of duty in afghanistan. >> just another people supporter, especially during the holiday season. away from our families. >> they will join tens of thousands of soles fighting in afghanistan. some attended church services in kabul. >> it's sad being away from my family at christmas but nice being here with by brothers and sisters in the armed services. >> president barack obama joined we first lady michelle remembered the troops fighting in america's longest war. >> let's stay a prayer for our troops standing post-around the world, especially our brave men and women in afghanistan. >> at the vatican, pope benedict xvi lit a candle in his studio window in a traditional sign of peace. >> a few hours later, the pontiff celebrated the traditional christmas eve mass. ♪ >> and more than 100,000 tourists and pilgrims packed beg he hem to celebrate the mass in the nativity,
ABC
Dec 25, 2011 5:00am PST
war. chuck severson shows us christians around the world. >> tears of joy in fort hood, texas. soldiers of the last combat brigade to leave iraq got home just in time for christmas. others weren't so lucky. troops are leaving georgia this christmas eve for a new tour of duty in afghanistan. >> just how people support us, openly during the holiday season. we are away from our families. >> they will join tens of thousands of soldiers still fighting in afghanistan. some attended church service necessary could be he will. will -- it's sad being i away from my family but this is also my family. >> and the president remembers those. >> stand say a prayer for our perhaps all over the world, especially the brave men and women in after gran stan. >> and pope benedict xvi lit a candle in his window. a few hours later he celebrated the traditional christmas eve mass. . ♪ >> and more than 100,000 tour efforts and pilgrams backed bethlehem to celebrate the traditional christmas mass, the christmas nativity at the birthplace of jesus. chuck severson, abc news. >> he survived a bombing in
ABC
Dec 25, 2011 6:00am PST
in fort hood, texas. soldiers of the last combat brigade to leave iraq got home just in time for christmas. others weren't so lucky. troops are leaving georgia this christmas eve for a new tour of duty in afghanistan. >> just how people support us, especially during the holiday season. we are away from our families. >> they will join tens of thousands of soldiers still fighting in afghanistan. some attended church service it's sad being i away from my family but this is also my family. >> and the president remembers those. >> let's say a prayer for all our troops standing post all over the world, especially the brave men and women in afghanistan. >> and pope benedict xvi lit a candle in his window. a traditional sign of peace. a few hours later he celebrated the traditional christmas eve mass. ♪ >> and more than 100,000 tourists and pilgrims backed bethlehem to celebrate the traditional christmas mass, the christmas nativity at the birthplace of jesus. chuck severson, abc news. >> he survived a suicide bombing in afghanistan but a soldier in southern california could not escape gunfire a
NBC
Dec 25, 2011 8:00am EST
forecast. showers and thunderstorms across the south today with snow in the texas panhandle. scattered snow showers in new england and the great lakes with highs in the 30s. here is your local forecast. that is the news. merry christmas everyone. let's send it back to everyone. >> thanks very much. now to politics. the business of running the country doesn't stop on christmas day not to mention the business of running to run the country. of course there's plenty to talk about this holiday season. john harwood is cnbc's chief washington correspondent. john, good morning. merry christmas. good to see you. >> merry christmas, lester. >> we're just a little over a week away until the first contest of the election season, the iowa caucus. there's been such a buildup. is it important to finish number one or is finishing in the top three keeping you in a good position? >> it depends on who you are. if you're mitt romney, you don't really need to win the iowa caucuses because you think your stronghold is the new hampshire primary, which comes up a week later. if you're newt gingrich and you're tryi
CNN
Dec 25, 2011 5:00am PST
. >> there's someone else tuning in from the lone star state of texas. b betny nyugen. >> betty, betty, my long, lost co-anchor. >> never lost, just a lit farther away. you think i would miss your last day? come on! there's no way. not even the holidays would keep me away from being right here with you on this special moment. and i am just so proud of you, t.j. i real aam. we have been through so much on the air, off the air, our shenanigans, our good times. our tough times. and you are like family and i am just so happy and so proud of you. >> well, betty -- >> congratulations. >> -- you are family. a lot of people certainly know that from our time here at cnn, but what people don't see -- i hope you are seeing it now -- this really is my family here, folks. i spend more time with these folks off the air than anybody would imagine. betty, chuck who's here, betty, reynolds of course as well. this is family, folks. you are seeing some of our moments here. but this really is. betty, i've got an ton of comments from people this morning saying bring betty back, they say maybe betty will be the
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